SMS Minder replaces the NHSmail SMS service, allowing you to send patient SMS reminders, from 1p per message, through our range of email to SMS messaging solutions.

With SMS Minder, you can enjoy peace of mind with a fully managed service including supply, installation and management, all available with a zero capital outlay.

GCI, through the acquisition of Packet Media have served the NHS nationally for over ten years, from South Devon to Midlothian.


  • Direct replacement for NHSMail
  • SMS Blast
  • Individual SMS
  • Conversational SMS
  • Scheduled SMS
  • System Triggered SMS
  • Email to SMS via SMTP – same as NHSMail


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The system is fully managed by GCI, including maintenance, support and upgrades all included as standard.


Reduce missed appointments
On average a missed appointment costs the NHS £108 whereas an SMS patient reminder can cost as little as 1p per reminder (subject to messaging volumes).


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Secure and confidential
All information is stored securely within your own IT and communication network.


Reporting & billing
Reporting suite, including success and failures of SMS sent. Sender level reporting to enable departmental billing.


FlGraph Diagramexible
Supports HTTP, JSON, SMTP (TLS), SMPP, MSSQL, MySQL, FTP, CSV, TXT. Send single length SMS or longer concatenated SMS. API access.


Build or retain your own templates
Use messaging templates to maintain consistency and simplify system administration.